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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Today, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,309
Posted By Sajen
The piece in the first picture is described...

The piece in the first picture is described correct, it's indeed a rice beater from Bali.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 17
Posted By Sajen
Hello Jose, when this keris was worn by a...

Hello Jose,

when this keris was worn by a wedding it is a wedding keris! ;) :D Every keris can be a wedding keris, there are no special features for a wedding keris. The handle should represent...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th May 2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By Sajen
Hello Rick, beautiful Peninsula blade, pleasing...

Hello Rick,

beautiful Peninsula blade, pleasing to the eye and the strong ada ada is indeed not often seen. Congrats! :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
Hi Maurice, when you look intent to my example...

Hi Maurice,

when you look intent to my example you will see that the inlays also different from the other shown examples.
And for sure I don't want to "over"-restore this shield, it don't will get...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
Hi Maurice, thank's! :) The one from the...

Hi Maurice,

thank's! :) The one from the Bronbeek museum is very bulky and has a unusual design when you compare it to the other shown examples. And it has also missing inlays and hair. Thank you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
Hello Willem, thank you and a very good...

Hello Willem,

thank you and a very good suggestion and something what I've in mind also.
I've download all pictures from kanta shields I've found in the net and by nearly all is hair and also some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
Hello Barry, it will need time but be sure that...

Hello Barry,

it will need time but be sure that I will post pictures soon as the shield is restored. :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
Thank you both for your kind words. And yes, it...

Thank you both for your kind words. And yes, it will need time to bring it back to old glory. And I think that the pictures are a little bit overexposed and that the surface of the shield is still...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
Hi Roland, thank you for comment. When the wood...

Hi Roland,

thank you for comment. When the wood isn't to dry I am not a fan of waxing shields. I have a good collection of shields from the Moluccas and not one of them has get a waxing. We will see...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
In this thread was shown also a kanta:...

In this thread was shown also a kanta: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17261&highlight=shield

And an example from the Tropenmuseum:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
Thank you Rajesh! :)

Thank you Rajesh! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
Here a picture of such a shield in much better...

Here a picture of such a shield in much better condition. I hope that my one will look once similar.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
A kanta shield for restauration

I never would have the money to buy a kanta shield from Sulawesi in good condition which will cost some thousand $$ since this shields are very rare. By searching through ebay I found some days ago...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 703
Posted By Sajen
Don't be disappointed Wayne, I think this kris is...

Don't be disappointed Wayne, I think this kris is very nice and can be easily restored. The gangya from different metal is very nice and unique. Simple brass bands at the scabbard will let look it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 703
Posted By Sajen
Agree with all what David explained very well. :)

Agree with all what David explained very well. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Sajen
Hi Colin, yes, most probable from Java, called...

Hi Colin,

yes, most probable from Java, called trisula. Can't say if it's an old one but old ones rare and expensive.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Sajen
Hello Rajesh, have had a similar one which was...

Hello Rajesh,

have had a similar one which was discussed here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17562&highlight=scrotum
Hope this will be a little help for you.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th May 2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 638
Posted By Sajen
Yes, clearly a repair. Maybe wood worms have done...

Yes, clearly a repair. Maybe wood worms have done at this place their job. And this was the reason why the scabbard get a coat of lacquer. I would follow the advice from David.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Sajen
Now I know who bid me out on this one! :D ;)...

Now I know who bid me out on this one! :D ;) Very nice and unusual Luzon sword, congrats Carlos.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Sajen
I don't have this book but I am nearly sure that...

I don't have this book but I am nearly sure that Sentrad aka Udo have it, maybe he can help? :shrug:

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Sajen
I think that the blade form can vary but the...

I think that the blade form can vary but the handle form is very typical.
Here you can find some more information.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=6020&highlight=negrito
I've seen a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Sajen
Hello David, I think it's a rare Negrito Diplata...

Hello David,

I think it's a rare Negrito Diplata from Luzon. Michael have posted once his beautiful example.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Sajen
Hello Green, this figures are very common, they...

Hello Green,
this figures are very common, they are for example attached by Dayak baby carrier. I still have some from this figures stored somewhere. When I find them I will show some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Sajen
Hello Blue, second the query from Robert. Very...

Hello Blue,
second the query from Robert. Very interesting gunong. :) It will look nice with a little bit maintenance. Please post pictures after this.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Sajen
Thank you Robert, it will be soon in your hands!...

Thank you Robert, it will be soon in your hands! ;) :D

Regards,
Detlef
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